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Mayra Reyes

Supreme Court grants compensation for hydrocarbon spill

Shipping & Transport - Chile
JJR Abogados

The Supreme Court recently granted compensation for moral damages (pain and suffering) to workshop service providers and fisherpeople in the context of a hydrocarbon spill.

Nikolaus Pitkowitz

Supreme Court analyses conflicting forum selection clauses

Arbitration & ADR - Austria
Graf & Pitkowitz Rechtsanwalte GmbH

The Supreme Court recently assessed a case where the parties had agreed two conflicting forum selection clauses within the same contract: an arbitration agreement and a jurisdiction clause in favour of a state court.

Jan Erik Janssen

Crown Van Gelder decision – more clarity on scope of energy dispute resolution procedure?

Energy & Natural Resources - Netherlands
Stek

In its October 2020 judgment in Crown Van Gelder, the European Court of Justice clarified which complainants have standing before the national regulatory authority to lodge a claim against a transmission or distribution system operator under the Dutch expedited energy dispute resolution procedure.

Robert Goerend

Insolvency proceedings: what are the options?

Insolvency & Restructuring - Luxembourg
Luther SA

The Supreme Court recently reconfirmed that a liquidated company is deemed to survive passively for a period of five years further to the publication of the closure of the liquidation in the Luxembourg Trade and Companies Register.

Bruce MacNeil

Snapshot: debt for equity swaps

Private Client & Offshore Services - Jersey
Ogier

Jersey continues to be the offshore jurisdiction of choice for restructurings involving debt for equity swaps (particularly restructurings of UK and international corporate groups).

Paula Gutiérrez

Catalonia High Court of Justice confirms grant of DYNAMIC SANTIVERI trademark

Intellectual Property - Spain
Grau & Angulo

The Catalonia High Court of Justice recently dismissed a contentious-administrative appeal which had been filed on the grounds of incompatibility between the trademark DYNAMIC SANTIVERI and the earlier trademark DYNAMIN.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru